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Purchasing Coordinator in Audubon, PA at Empire Telecom

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Purchasing Coordinator provides support to the logistics department through the processing of daily transactions as well as assisting in the processing of data critical to business operations.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile customer material billing
  • Maintain daily inventory reconciliations
  • Reconcile invoice to purchase order price variances
  • Process purchase requisitions and purchase orders
  • Track and report material backorders from vendors
  • Analyze data and forecast requirements with vendors
  • Set-up, plan, and coordinate with vendors
  • Maintain and create detailed reports
  • Track and trace freight
  • Perform internal inventory audits
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Data Entry
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; wireless telecom or utility/construction industry experience preferred


  • 2+ years of purchasing/logistics experience; wireless telecom or utility/construction industry experienced preferred                                                                                                                                                   

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Pivot Tables, V-lookup, and basic financial functions within Excel
  • Experience working in a Maxwell system is a plus
  • Ability to perform heavy database entry

Soft Skills:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Ability to detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections as appropriate
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Sitting at a desk for 6-8 hours a day
  • Working on a computer for 6-8 hours a day
  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state, including short notice travel.